The Random Spiel: June 25th 2007

A rather curious photo of the four major cast members (Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges) for next year’s “Iron Man” is up at Superhero Hype.

– Brad Bird has confirmed that Pixar will use both live action and animation for the planned “John Carter of Mars” adaptation, and that he won’t be directing.

-A fascinating read is up at The Scotsman about the Sean Connery-led 70’s James Bond film that didn’t happen – “Warhead”.

-William Shatner is reportedly not going to appear in the forthcoming J.J. Abrams-directed “Star Trek” prequel, however Leonard Nimoy has been offered a role instead.

-Scenes for the upcoming fourth “Indiana Jones” film will be shot for three weeks at the Hamakua Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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-The first photos are out from Wes Anderson’s upcoming quirky comedy “The Darjeeling Limited” at Slashfilm.

-Barbara McQueen Brunsvold, widow of the late and great Steve McQueen, says that current 007 Daniel Craig “would be the best one to play Steve” in any biopic of the “Bullitt” star.

-An overanxious producer from the “Kill Bill” films talks about potential storylines for a third and fourth film should they ever happen.

-An interesting, albeit dubiously ambitious, potential casting list for the “Watchmen” adaptation is up at Kino Govno.

-“My name was tossed around a little bit for the role, and it’s something that [I might consider]” said “The Office” star John Krasinski to MTV about the title role in the upcoming “Fletch” remake/sequel.

-The folks at Disney are already thinking of sequel possibilities to their upcoming big-budget fantasy comedy “Enchanted”.

-The final poster is out for the upcoming “Transformers” movie adaptation.

-Some storyboard artwork is out from the upcoming “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian”.